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... Achievements: Achievements so far GRIDS involved 7 partners from 5 partner lands and was led by Cardiff University in Wales. The project started in January 2004 and ran until December 2005. The overall objective of the operation was to examine good practice in relation to instruments of regional ...
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Co-operating for Leadership in Tourism

Start date: 11 Nov 2015, End date: 10 Nov 2017,

... The project involves 4 countries, Malta, Belgium, United Kingdom and Bulgaria. The consortia is a multi-disciplinary partnership which comprises six partners: 2 Universities (University of Malta and Cardiff Metropolitan University ), one small-medium sized enterprise which is training provider for sustainable tourism management, (JLAG-UK), one business public-private association (the Bulgarian ...
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"Three-dimensional Clinical Coherent Chemically-sensitive Imaging A multimodal imaging project between the fellow Dr. Unterhuber with expertise in laser physics and optical instrumentation from Cardiff University, and the host, Prof. Drexler from the Center of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Medical University Vienna, is proposed. The purpose is to synergistically integrate state-of-th ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: 01 Jun 2014, End date: 30 Sep 2015,

Cardiff Metropolitan University throughout the years has grown from strength to strength implementing its Internationalisation and Outward Mobility Strategy resulting in the creation of new collaborations with partners and increase in outward and inward student and staff mobility. The objective for Cardiff Metropolitan University is to integrate international, intercultural and global dimensions ...
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Low Coordinate Transition Metal Single Molecule Magnets (LoCo)

Start date: 13 Feb 2017, End date: 12 Feb 2019,

... secondment to internationally leading laboratories for studies of magnetism (Prof Annie Powell (AKP), Karlsruhe, Germany), paramagnetism via Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (Prof Damien Murphy (DMM), Cardiff, UK) and computational chemistry (Prof Stuart Macgregor (SAM), Heriot-Watt, UK).
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... The researcher’s strong background in sociology and social psychology makes him well-prepared to carry out this project. The exceptional training environment offered by the School of Psychology at Cardiff University will ensure the successful execution of the project and particularly the training of the researcher in the fields relevant to this proposal and in which the School of Psychology has a ...
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... living together, meeting together weekly with their common supervisor and contributing their enthusiasm and a real European dimension to the mental health services provided in Wales’ capital city, Cardiff. The volunteers come from a genuinely comprehensive range of educational and social backgrounds. Based on our successful integration of blind and deaf volunteers previously, special attention is ...
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... ated and installed in order to deposit the catalyst in a hexagonal lattice along the area of the whole substrate. The latter project will be carried out by a PhD student which will be funded by Cardiff University.
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: 01 Jun 2014, End date: 30 Sep 2015,

... eachers from SSML, as well as students and teachers from our partner universities abroad. The International Relations Office has extended its international agreements with the University of Malaga, Cardiff and Seville, which have graduate courses similar to those at SSML. With this method, the study plan includes the teaching of Italian. This way, the exams can be validated and credits can be give ...
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... The potential for meaningful international cooperation is increased if the international partner has knowledge and understanding of the problems involved through existing connections to the region. Cardiff Metropolitan University is running two projects with Libya, Egypt and Morocco on improving Leadership in Higher Education in these countries. This has meant conducting an in-depth study of the ...
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DREAM includes 20 partners: 8 EU (UP, ULg, ULille, UR, UNICA, ULE, UVA, Cardiff), 9 African (UNDJ, USTM, DU, UA, UJES, UEM, CBU, UNICV, UNN), 1 Caribbean: UWI (ranging 11 countries: Antigua & Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Dominica; Grenada; Jamaica; St Kitts & Nevis; St Lucia; St. Vincent & the Grenadines; T&T) and 2 Pacific: UNTL (East Timor) and USP (ranging 11 countries: Cook Isl., Fiji, ...
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Dil Öğretiminde Teknolojinin Etkin Kullanımı

Start date: 31 Dec 2015, End date: 30 Dec 2016,

... ain objectives of our Project on individuals. The first mobility includes nine-day daily training entitled “Using Technology in the courses for European teachers” , involving Blended Learning, in Cardiff-UK from 11 October to 23 October 2015. 7 (seven) days of the course includes training on the use of technology in language teaching, 2 days of the course includes the visit of schools, which will ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: 01 Jun 2014, End date: 31 May 2016,

... g to be bear fruit, as in 2015, thanks to teacher mobility and pedagogical exchanges, 2 new agreements have been signed with Great-Britain: Leeds Beckett University and the School of Architecture of Cardiff University. Moreover, thanks to the dynamics of « Marseille-Provence European Capital of Culture 2013” and international workshops organized during summer 2013, the ENSA-M has welcomed, durin ...
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Economic Crises: Resilience of Regions (ECR2)

Start date: 31 Jan 2012, End date: 30 Oct 2014,

... PDF Draft Final Report - Scientific Report PDF Draft Final Report - Scientific Report Annexes PDF Article "Economic Crisis and the Structural Funds", Dr. Adrian Healy and Prof. Gillian Bristow, Cardiff University September 2013 PDF Interim Report PDF Inception Report PDF Project Specification PDF http://www.espon.eu/main/Menu_Projects/Menu_AppliedResearch/ECR2.html
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Ortaöğretim Müfredatında Bilişim Sistemleri Entegrasyonu

Start date: 31 Dec 2015, End date: 30 Dec 2016,

... ng which will take place in Poland between the dates 2-11 August 2015 with the name "Web 2.00 Tools for effective Teaching and Project Work". The second mobility includes the training taking place in Cardiff between the dates 10-18 October 2015 with the name "Using English for teaching English. After these mobilities, we are planning to hold three different seminars in order to make the project ou ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: 01 Jun 2014, End date: 30 Sep 2015,

Cardiff University is already an international organisation. We attract a geographically diverse range of staff and students; collaborate with institutions, governments and businesses worldwide; and conduct research that is proven to have global significance and impact, host international conferences and have staff that win international prizes. Cardiff University has been involved in the Erasmus ...
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... leverage the critical dimensions of energy, ICT, security and business. Nine project partners are CEA, Utility Partnership Limited, R2M Solutions , GDF Suez, Cassidian CyberSecurity, Telecom Italia, Cardiff University, Waterford Institute of Technology and Laborelec, from five European countries: France, United Kingdom, Italy, Ireland, Belgium.
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... c project plans, risk registers and roles and responsibilities charts that can be adapted to a broad range of Projects.Market Drivers and E-Mobility ConceptsThe lead partner for this activity was Cardiff University. The objectives were to identify: impacts of the introduction of EVs on user and market behaviour; potential for new e-mobility concepts, and; market drivers that will influence the acc ...
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Noise Management in European Ports (NoMEPorts)

Start date: 01 Mar 2005, End date: 31 Aug 2008,

... to Port Area Noise Mapping and Management was developed with input from the six ports with noise maps and also from the ports of Rotterdam, Bremen, Tenerife, Gothenburg and Oslo and with support from Cardiff University, DGMR and Ecoports foundation. Crucial data from the project analysis points to the dominant role that road traffic - such as from trucks entering the terminals - plays in generati ...
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New Perspectives in Tropospheric Chemistry (NPTC)

Start date: 01 Aug 2016, End date: 31 Jul 2018,

... here. Despite the abundance of alkenes in the atmosphere, the atmospheric ozonolysis of alkenes is still poorly understood. Dr Beames intends to use this Fellowship to build a new research group at Cardiff University, using advanced physical chemistry techniques to study an elusive intermediate species in these ozonolysis reactions, which are known as Criegee intermediates (carbonyl oxides). Crieg ...
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Innovative problem solving is critical for all spheres of organised endeavour, including science and industry, and thus forms the cornerstone of a successful society. Such creative thinking often requires suppression of preconceptions and restructuring of existing knowledge. Pioneering work has shown that sleep facilitates problem solving, but exactly how, and which sleep characteristics are imp ...
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The GHaNA project aims to explore and characterize a new marine bioresource, for blue biotechnology applications in aquaculture, cosmetics and possibly food and health industry. The project will determine the biological and chemical diversity of Haslea diatoms to develop mass-scale production for viable industrial applications by maximising biomass production and associated high-value compound pro ...
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Investing in energy efficiency and saving is crucial to support energy accessibility and environmental protection, and it is the world’s best interest to share and implement forms of energy efficiency. This implies a stronger and effective transnational policy to promote and disseminate know-how about new technologies both at the market and R&D level. In this respect, development of projects cente ...
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COSYN integrates outstanding European academic and three large Pharma to exploit genomic findings for intellectual disability (ID), autism, and schizophrenia. We capitalise on comorbidity, from clinic to cells and synapses, and have access to large existing samples. We focus on rare genetic variants of strong effect in patients with clinical comorbidity. Our aims are: (1) Understand comorbidity by ...
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The research in which the young scientists of the EU-GliaPhD consortium will be trained is centred on the role of neuron-glia interactions in brain function and pathology.Prompted by exciting discoveries of recent years, many academic research groups are currently focussing their research on the field of neuron-glia interactions for a better understanding of brain function. Also the private sector ...
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Cognitive control regulates our thoughts and actions, helping us avoid impulsive behaviours that are inappropriate, costly or dangerous. In recent years, evidence has emerged that training in behavioural tasks that promote response inhibition or avoidance of specific stimuli can enhance cognitive control, reducing overeating and alcohol consumption. Despite the promising nature of cognitive contro ...
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The global need to move current human technologies into a sustainable future will have a great impact for the world of chemistry and related industries. In close concert with other disciplines, chemistry will be increasingly solicited to identify solutions that are practical, affordable and ultimately sustainable. To meet these objectives, not only research, but also chemical education will need p ...
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... zes on a breakthrough preliminary model produced by my team in 2013, with the pragmatic goal of focussing on the physics that will be measurable with GW detectors over the next five years. My team at Cardiff is uniquely placed to tackle this problem. Since 2005 I have been at the forefront of black-hole simulations and waveform modelling, and the Cardiff group is a world leader in analysis of GW d ...
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After more than two decades of infrared astronomy, we still know very little about the origin and evolution of cosmic dust in galaxies, responsible for obscuring half of all starlight since the Big Bang. This obscured starlight is re-radiated in a region of the electromagnetic spectrum that is still relatively unexplored. Herschel provides a unique opportunity to resolve this by revealing the 90% ...
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In this project, the fabrication and characterisation of all diamond superconducting Nano-Electro-Mechanical Systems (NEMS) is proposed for the investigation of macroscopic quantum states. This involves state of the art Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD) of diamond, doping, nanofabrication and modelling of devices. The fundamental properties of superconducting diamond, the associated mechanical prop ...
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Formal lexically informed logics for searching the web (FLEXILOG)

Start date: 01 May 2015, End date: 30 Apr 2020,

Semantic search engines use structured knowledge to improve traditional web search, e.g. by directly answering questions from users. Current approaches to semantic search rely on the unrealistic assumption that all true facts about a given domain are explicitly stated in their knowledge base or on the web. To reach their full potential, semantic search engines need the ability to reason about know ...
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The 20% primary energy consumption reduction targets set by the European Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), published in 2012, call for effective and wide-scale building heating and cooling systems upgrade strategies. These will be successful only if they base upon the right combination of technology innovation, industrial commitment and building owners awareness.In line with this statement, THERM ...
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The calcium sensing receptor (CaSR) is a class C Gprotein-coupled receptor that plays a pivotal role in systemic calcium metabolism by regulating parathyroid hormone secretion and urinary Ca excretion. Abnormal CaSR function is implicated in calciotropic disorders, and in non-calciotropic disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD), cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes (DM), sarcopenia and cancer ...
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Multi-drug resistant Gram-negative bacteria (MDR-GNB): the ultimate challenge!Antibiotic resistance is a global public health concern recently elevated to the top three threats identified by the WHO, and subject of numerous national and international government activities. Although focused strategies have beneficially influenced infection rates due to methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (M ...
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European Gram Negative Antibacterial Engine (ENABLE)

Start date: 01 Feb 2014, End date: 31 Jan 2020,

The intensive use and misuse of antibiotics has resulted in some level of antibiotic resistance in essentially all human bacterial pathogens. There is a growing concern that the loss of therapeutic options will present us with a post-antibiotic era where present and future medical advances are negated. Resistant bacteria dramatically reduce the possibilities of treating infections effectively, a ...
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PANDORA (Probing safety of nano-objects by defining immune responses of environmental organisms) shall assess the global impact of engineered nanoparticles (NP) on the immune responses of representative organisms covering all evolutionary stages and hierarchical levels from plants to invertebrates and vertebrates. Immunity is a major determinant of the survival and fitness of all living organisms, ...
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European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia Consortium (EPAD)

Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2019,

Background:The secondary prevention of Alzheimer’s dementia (AD) is achievable if we can identify individuals at risk of disease progression defined by biomarker evidence of AD pathology and no or only minimal clinical symptoms and engage them in a standing adaptive clinical trial, of the highest quality, testing multiple interventions. To achieve this, EPAD will also provide the analytical infras ...
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Pentagon is a 3-years research and innovation project that will investigate the potential of wider deployment of energy conversion technologies and strategies at district-level, with the aim to foster flexibility in the low-voltage and medium-voltage grid. The rationale that underlies Pentagon approach is that multi-vector smart districts can be the key enablers of future smart grids, provided the ...
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We propose to use a combination of data from the ESA space missions GAIA and Herschel, alongside other satellite and European-led ground-based observations, to map the density distribution of star formation regions. This will allow us to identify the mechanisms that underlie both how massive stars themselves form, but more fundamentally, how their natal clusters evolve around them. Our work wi ...
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Changing Energy Efficiency Technology Adoption in Households (CHEETAH)

Start date: 01 Dec 2016, End date: 30 Nov 2019,

Modelling analyses typically suggest that policies accelerating the adoption of energy-efficient technologies (EETs) by overcoming barriers to energy efficiency in the residential sector provide benefits for individual households, the energy system and for society as a whole. Yet, implicit discount rates, employed to reflect households’ decision criteria and response to policy, are disputed in pol ...
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